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04/22/14 5:09pm
Greenport Superintendent Mike Comanda announced Tuesday Greenport High School has ranked as one of the best high schools in the nation for the second year in a row. Mr. Comanda is shown here celebrating the 2010 approval of a school renovation bond. (Credit: Tim Kelly, file)

Greenport Superintendent Mike Comanda announced Tuesday Greenport High School has ranked as one of the best high schools in the nation for the second year in a row. Mr. Comanda is shown here celebrating the 2010 approval of a school renovation bond. (Credit: Tim Kelly, file)

For the second year in a row, Greenport High School has been ranked as one of the best high schools in the nation, according to a new study released this week.

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04/10/14 9:57am
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Superintendent Michael Comanda presents to the Greenport school board at its meeting Tuesday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Superintendent Michael Comanda presents to the Greenport school board at its meeting Tuesday night. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The Greenport school board unanimously approved a proposed $16.39 million budget for next school year, which comes in exactly $1 under the allowable state tax levy cap, at its meeting Wednesday night.  (more…)

04/03/14 3:00pm
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Twenty juniors and seniors from Greenport High School’s DECA Club traveled to ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., March 20 to visit with Greenport graduate Lee Fitting, a senior producer on ‘College Game Day’ and other shows.

Mr. Fitting has been at ESPN since 1996 and spoke to students about his work and answered their questions about colleges and careers. The students also took a behind-the-scenes tour to learn about the many different jobs at ESPN.

03/31/14 3:58pm
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The Greenport High School Drama Club will present “Bye Bye Birdie” on April 4, 5 and 6 in the district auditorium.

In the satirical musical, set in 1958, a small-town teenager is chosen to receive “one last kiss” from rock star Conrad Birdie — based on Elvis Presley — before he goes into the Army. The show is known for its songs “Put On a Happy Face” and “Kids.” (more…)

03/28/14 7:00am
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Greenport school budget workshop scheduled for April 3, 2013

The Greenport High School Drama Club will present “Bye Bye Birdie” on April 4, 5 and 6 in the district auditorium.

In the satirical musical, set in 1958, a small-town teenager is chosen to receive “one last kiss” from rock star Conrad Birdie — based on Elvis Presley — before he goes into the Army. The show is known for its songs “Put On a Happy Face” and “Kids.”

Friday’s and Saturday’s performances start at 7 p.m. and Sunday’s begins at 2:30 p.m. A pasta luncheon will precede the matinee, from 12:30 to 1:30.

Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for students with ID or senior citizens. Combined lunch and show tickets: adults, $20; students/senior citizens, $15.

Tickets are available at the school’s main office, Floyd Memorial Library, from cast members or by emailing peterson@gufsd.org.

03/20/14 10:00am
03/20/2014 10:00 AM
The Greenport school board held a budget workshop and its regular meeting Wednesday. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

The Greenport school board held a budget workshop prior to its regular meeting Wednesday night. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Greenport School District Superintendent Michael Comanda has halted plans to place a referendum on the May budget vote ballot to fund pre-K and is adding the new program into his 2014-15 budget proposal instead.

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02/13/14 10:00am
02/13/2014 10:00 AM
The Greenport school board discussed Wednesday creating a pre-K program for the 2014-15 school year.

The Greenport school board discussed Wednesday creating a pre-K program for the 2014-15 school year.

Greenport School District Superintendent Michael Comanda unveiled Wednesday more preliminary details about his proposed referendum to fund a pre-K program for the 2014-15 school year.

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